KS3 Physics and Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Jet car. Stress Testing the Fin, Materials

KS3 Physics and Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Jet car. Stress Testing the Fin, Materials

A 2 min video clip explaining how we test the fin of a 1000mph car. BLOODHOUND’s giant tail fin is a key part of the car. It keeps it running straight and true. At 1,000mph it will see incredible loads, so the engineers need to monitor the aluminium structure using strain gauges… The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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M1 Revision Clock

M1 Revision Clock

This is a revision activity for Edexcel M1 based on the ideas shared on Jo Morgan's brilliant website http://www.resourceaholic.com/. This was originally shared here http://justmaths.co.uk/2015/10/18/keeping-time/. This activity could be used to help improve students' timing by giving them 5 minutes for each of the 12 questions, to improve memory, or simply to produce a visual revision resource. Each student should be given an A3 copy of the clock with a set of questions. Answers are provided.
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